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Forensic Genetics

University of North Texas Health Science Center

Master
24 months
Duration
50 USD/credit
50 USD/credit
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About

A specialized program designed to offer a focused learning experience in forensic science with an emphasis on hands on training in current and future DNA technologies

Overview

The program prepares individuals for careers in forensic DNA sciences, emphasizing the application of current methods and technologies to human identification. The program was designed to meet all educational and many training requirements for Forensic DNA Analysts and Technical Leaders as outlined in the National Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories adopted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Integrative Biomedical Sciences I: Principles of Biochemistry
  • Integrative Biomedical Sciences II: Molecular Cell Biology
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Introduction to Molecular
  • Laboratory Methods
  • Forensic Hair Analysis
  • Seminar in Current Topics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application

  • $40 application fee (waived for McNair scholars with documentation of participation)

  • Official transcripts from each and every college/University attended

  • A course-by-course evaluation from IACE,  WES or ECE is also required for transcripts from institutions outside the U.S.

  • Two recommendation letters

  • Resume/CV

  • Official test scores (depending on the program of interest: GRE, MCAT or DAT)

  • A TOEFL or IELTS score is also required for international applicants.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    50 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    50 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    50 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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